Posts Categorized: Fulfilling Lives

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #5 Honor Your Spirit's Guidance

How have I responded to Spirit over the last week? Being attuned to my “inner voice” AND responding to it is another key to profound happiness for me.  By honoring our “inner guidance” consistently, a natural rhythm emerges.  My intellect believes it knows what my best path is.  However, the “real me” knows better.  I’ve… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #13 – How to Deal with Unreasonable Customers Without Losing Your Inner Peace?

People and customers will be unreasonable some of the time.  It’s unreasonable to think people and customers shouldn’t be unreasonable – at least some of the time.  Have you ever had an unreasonable moment?  I sure have.  Typically, my unreasonable moments happen when I get attached to an idea or thought, that isn’t happening in… Read more »

Inner Peace, Zen and the Art of Moving

First off, before I move…I set an intention of having “the most effortless, flowing, stress-free move I’ve ever experienced”. I imagine everything coming together neatly into boxes, things moving quickly, nothing getting damaged…..and most importantly ME EXPERIENCING PEACE throughout the day. There are ALWAYS THINGS WE CANNOT PREDICT OR CONTROL in the outside world —… Read more »

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #4 Grounding in Stillness

When my husband and I first attended Adyashanti’s Five Day Silent Meditation Retreat, I had NEVER been a big meditator. It’s actually been my intention to meditate as a “daily ritual” – for well over a decade.  However, spending five full days in silence with Adyashanti is a great way to kick-start a meditation practice.  It… Read more »

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #3 Focus on your Strengths

Focus on your STRENGTHS. One of my coaches Ken Abrams, MCC, was raving about Marcus Buckingham’s latest book Go Put Your Strengths To Work.  Next to this book was Strengths Finder 2.0.  I bought both.  Like many people, I’ve put A LOT of attention on my areas for improvement, and glossed over the strengths.  Wouldn’t… Read more »

Inner Peace Strategy – From Stress to Sanity: 5 MUSTS to Restore Balance Even if You're Working 12 Hour Days

Don’t underestimate the power of each of these simple “musts”: 1. Breathing. The more stressed you are, the more your body contracts. Instinctually, your breathing becomes shallow. You practically stop breathing. With less oxygen making it to your brilliant brain cells, stress rises. Fortunately, the fix is simple. Bring your conscious attention to your breathing…. Read more »

Inner Peace with Momentum

Let me ask you ONE question. What does every successful and peace-filled human being have in common? Take your BEST guess… A)   A Private Jet, Ferrari and a Beach House B)   LOTS of time spent in a Zen monastery C)   What? Success AND Inner Peace don’t really co-exist, do they? D)  A “Sensational Support Structure”… Read more »